Canada

Elizabeth May wants Canada’s political left to unite as ‘Green Democrats’ under Wilson-Raybould’s leadership

Sources tell The Chronicle that former Green Party Leader Elizabeth May is working quietly behind the scenes to architect a merger between her party and Jagmeet Singh‘s New Democratic Party with the intention of “uniting, re-energizing, and eco-branding the political left” as

NY Assembly

Kolb: Memorial Day presents an opportunity for reflection, gratitude

BY BRIAN KOLB Traditionally, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summertime, outdoor recreation. Families flock to beaches, campgrounds and host backyard barbeques for their neighbors. Citizens line downtown streets at celebrations, and churches are packed during remembrance services. There’s no

NY GOP

NYGOP: “State must step it up on nursing homes”

ALBANY, NY  — The New York State Senate Republican Conference today demanded that Governor Cuomo and the state Department of Health step up their focus on protecting nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and adult daycare centers from COVID-19, instead of

2020 Presidential Election

Log Cabin Republicans slam Biden’s attack on Trump

On Sunday, Joe Biden acknowledged the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia by attacking President Donald J. Trump‘s record on LGBTQ issues.  Many in the gay community are calling the attacks ‘tasteless’ and ‘forgetful’ on the part of the

NY Assembly

Hawley asks Cuomo to allow religious institutions to open early

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia), has signed a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo asking him to reconsider allowing religious institutions to open and host services earlier than previously indicated. With Western New York leading the charge to reopen the state, Hawley

City & Region

Wendel extends State of Emergency for Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, NY — Chautauqua County Executive P.J. Wendel extended Chautauqua County’s State of Emergency for up to thirty (30) additional days as of 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2020 due to the continuing novel Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) pandemic.  COVID-19 is an infection

Congress

Morelle co-sponsors bill to combat domestic violence

ROCHESTER, NY – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced his co-sponsorship of legislation to address the uptick in domestic violence incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation will equip law enforcement officials with additional support and resources necessary to better protect

Canada

Sophie Gregoire has separated from Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire have separated. While Trudeau continues to reside at Rideau Cottage, Gregoire is now residing with the couple’s children at Harrington Lake, the Prime Minister’s wooded retreat outside of Ottawa.  Sources tell The Chronicle